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date: 01 March 2021

Peacock, Georgelocked

  • Harvey W. Becher


Peacock, George (1791–1858), mathematician and university reformer, was born on 9 April 1791 at Thornton Hall, Denton, near Darlington, co. Durham, one of eight children and the youngest of five sons of Thomas Peacock (1756–1851), perpetual curate and schoolmaster at Denton...

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